I won a yogurt maker about a year ago on a blog giveaway. It wasn’t until just the other day that I finally tried to use it. I had thrown away the directions (oops!) but found them online, thankfully. The directions were fairly straight forward, but I was annoyed to find out I had to purchase… Continue reading Make My Own Yogurt? Not So Much
Nick and I love the show Good Eats, featuring our favorite Food Network star Alton Brown. The reason we like it so much is because he doesn’t just cook, but he teaches us about food science. It’s truly an educational and entertaining thirty minutes. Speaking of food science, have you seen the show Brew Masters? It’s a show… Continue reading Alton Brown’s Squash Frittata
Before I start today’s post I want to let you know that I updated my last post, which focused on the Five-Hour Energy product. I was wrong, the serving size is not one half of the bottle!! My bad. Please click the link above to read my updates, if you wish. I also added a bit of information about the… Continue reading Peppermint Chocolate Ice Cream and Cat Cora
Like the title? It’s supposed to signify my “five hour energy rush” . But no, I did not take one of these. I get my energy from food….and caffeine. Nick and I had Mark and Nicole over for dinner about a month ago. After finishing our meal Nicole’s husband, Mark, pulled one of these out of his pocket:… Continue reading 5-HOUR ENERGY!!!!!!!!!!!
Are you a fan of snack bars? I have a love/hate relationship with them, but the Mixed Nut Clif MOJO bar is one of my favorites! Here are some of my thoughts on this delicious and cheap snack bar. A Few Additional Comments– Glycemic index, which I indicated “has to do with the fiber and protein” also… Continue reading Do You Ever MOJO?
Before I begin this post I want to answer I question I received about my yogurt post. I was asked why I don’t buy fat free yogurt. The reason is because I just don’t think it tastes as good as yogurt with a little fat. I don’t buy the full fat yogurt (because full fat yogurt typically has… Continue reading Agave, HFCS, and Some Banana Chocolate Dreams Fro Yo
Happy Hump Day everyone (although it still feels like Tuesday to me!). I hope everyone is having a nice week so far. My week has been relaxing, yet nerve-racking at the same time. Relaxing because I don’t have many responsibilities, and nerve-racking because I will find out if I got my “DREAM JOB” this week! Thanks… Continue reading Dark Chocolate Sorbet on a Hot Spring Day
We did it! We signed the papers and made an offer…..but it was counter-offered by the owners last night What are we doing? Making another counter-offer of course! We’ll hear back tonight. What an ordeal. Last night, after hearing that our offer was declined, Nick and I watched the movie 2012. Do you want to spend 2.5 hours… Continue reading Agave vs. Honey, Carob vs. Dark Chocolate